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Should the Yankees be Surprised?

October 8, 2006 by


“I’m stunned. This team fooled me to some degree,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “This is a tough one because this team was capable of a lot, at least I thought.” This was the reaction of the Yankees general manager to New York’s exit from the playoffs yesterday. Clearly Cashman is surprised that the Yankees […]

We Love Most of New York

October 8, 2006 by


When I was growing up I was taught two lessons about baseball by my father. First, since we both grew up in Detroit, we root for the Tigers. Second, we hate the Yankees. My father’s hatred went all the way back to the 1930s and continued all his life. My dislike only extends back to […]